Published February 09, 2009
NEW YORK – America's got Nick Cannon as the new host of "America's Got Talent," says NBC.
The musician, comedian, actor and producer will preside over the network's talent competition series when it returns for a fourth season this summer.
Cannon, 28, had his breakthrough role while a teen on the Nickelodeon series "All That," starred in his own MTV show, "Nick Cannon Presents Wild'n Out," and has recorded with artists including Kanye West and Diddy.
His film appearances include "Bobby" and "The Killing Room."
Cannon takes over from former "America's Got Talent" host Jerry Springer.